Andrew Young

Andrew joined IHS in February 2008 and works as a senior analyst researching professional video technology. He has co-authored a major report on the global broadcast and media technology industry for the IABM and has worked on many bespoke consultancy projects covering broadcast and media technology all over the world. 

Prior to joining for IHS, Andrew graduated from the University of Bath with a BSc in International Management and Spanish. Andrew also attended the University of San Andres business school in Buenos Aires and has worked for the Royal Bank of Canada in Uruguay.

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HBO Now and iOS join at the hip

HBO’s much-anticipated, standalone OTT service – HBO Now – is set to launch in April, 2015. Slated to cost USD 14.99 a month at launch, HBO Now will be exclusive to Apple devices during the service’s first quarter. While users will be able to consume content via any browser, potential subscribers will only be able to register for the service via an iOS device, or an Apple TV.

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Mobile, Consumer & Connected Devices Media & Advertising
HTC's Vive, and wearables' role in media

HTC will launch its own Virtual Reality headset – the Vive – in collaboration with Valve gaming, and with content deals lined up with Lionsgate, HBO and Google. The format that this content will take remains unspecified, although it is likely that the Lionsgate’s deal will include promotional material to immerse fans in the world of ‘Divergent’, the studio’s young-adult franchise of the moment.

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Mobile, Consumer & Connected Devices Media & Advertising
Grass Valley finds a buyer

US based private equity firm Francisco Partners has made a binding offer to Technicolor for the purchase of Grass Valley's Broadcast business for $100 million while Technicolor seeks another buyer for its head...

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Mobile, Consumer & Connected Devices Mobile & Telecom
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